Grades of Green’s newly announced Co-Executive Directors Allie Bussjaeger  and Emily Gee were recently featured on the Beach Reporter. The Co-Executive Directors both started out as interns at Grades of Green over seven years ago, and have been growing in and supporting the organization ever since.
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Grades of Green names new co-executive directors.

Need a new show to watch?

Check out Insecure!, HBO’s revolutionary show based on Issa Rae’s webseries, “Awkward Black Girl” has been warmly received by several teachers working with Grades of Green. The show stars Issae Rae and Yvonne Orji, who play two up-and-coming women of color sharing their experiences and struggles in non-profit and professional working environments.

Featuring Your Favorite Non-Profit!

Grades of Green made a cameo in this week’s Insecure Episode, “Backwards-like.” The female protagonists, Issa and Molly attend a job fair hosting several non-profits, including yours truly! Moreover, two of Grades of Green’s interns were also featured in the episode helping with the Grades of Green booth at the event!

Look for us when you check out Season 3 of “Insecure!”

New York City has it’s newest Grades of Green intern: Polina Maurer!

Polina has a degree in Environmental Engineering from Russia and has also studied Waste water utilization and purification in Denmark. From a young age, Polina was passionate about eco-living and recycling. She was stunned by the differences in methods, legislation and awareness about environmental problems the Earth faces in different countries. She took part in a volunteering group in her hometown, Tomsk, where she explained the importance of recycling and natural resources conservation. Polina wants to make eco-living an easier and approachable experience for all people around the world.

Polina is excited to be part of Grades of Green to make environmental education a fun experience for students around the world!

The Grades of Green team is looking for a few passionate environmentalists to join us as interns in the Fall 2016 semester! Program Interns are an integral part of Grades of Green. Their responsibilities include assisting the Program Managers and Program Coordinators in coordinating the details of Grades of Green’s operations and programs, which includes supporting schools and students and helping with program coordination, logistics, research and database management. We offer a fun, flexible and diverse internship program, which can count towards course credit as well. There are two locations to choose from – El Segundo, California or New York City, New York. For more information, check out the Program Intern Job Description.  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to us at no later than August 26th, 2016.